Zhi Zi Capsules

Zhi Zi Capsules

Zhi Zi Capsules

SKU BEG459C
Brand BioEssence Capsules
Unit Size 100 capsules
Potency 5:1 extract granules encapsulated
Taste Bitter - Bensky
Properties Cold - Bensky
Contraindications Contraindicated in those with cold from deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach with reduced appetite and loose stools. - Bensky
Chinese Symptomology Heat patterns with fever, irrability, restlessness, stifling sensation in the chest, insomnia, delirious speech; painful urinary dribbling due to damp-heat in the lower burner; jaundice; sores in the mouth or facial region, nosebleed, bloody vomit, blood in the stool or urine - Bensky
Actions Resolves constrained heat, directs damp-heat downward and out through the urine, cools the blood, breaks up toxic accumulation - Bensky
Pattern Heat, damp-heat, constrained Liver and Gallbladder - Bensky
Channels Entered Heart, Lung, Stomach, Liver, Triple Burner - Bensky
Chinese name Zhi Zi Capsules
English name Gardenia Fruit; Cape Jasmine Fruit; Gardeniae Fructus
Description
 

Excerpted from Bensky:  Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed.

  • Drains heat and eliminates irritability:  for heat patterns with fever, irritability, restlessness, stifling sensation in the chest, insomnia, or delirious speech.*
  • Clears heat and resolves dampness:  for painful urinary dribbling due to damp-heat in the lower burner; damp-heat and constrained Liver and Gallbladder (middle burner) with jaundice; and damp-heat in the Gallbladder and Triple Burner channels of the face, affecting the nose and eyes, or causing sores in the mouth or facial region.*
  • Cools the blood and resolves toxicity:  for heat in the blood with such symptoms as nosebleed, or blood in the vomit, stool, or urine.  For this purpose the herb is partially charred.*
  • Reduces swelling and moves blood stasis due to trauma:  for this purpose, apply topically as a powder mixed with egg white or vinegar.*
Ingredients

Zhi Zi - Gardeniae Fructus

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